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Lean On Me


3 Mar 1989

1 hr 48 min


When principal Joe Clark (Morgan Freeman) takes over decaying Eastside High School, he's faced with students wearing gang colors and graffiti-covered walls. Determined to do anything he must to turn the school around, he expels suspected drug dealers, padlocks doors and demands effort and results from students, staff and parents. Autocratic to a fault, this real-life educator put it all on the lin


Status: Released
Country: USA
Languages: German, English, Spanish, Portuguese
Awards: 4 wins & 3 nominations.


John G. Avildsen (Executive Producer)
Norman Twain (Producer)




Morgan Freeman (as Principal Joe Clark)
Beverly Todd (as Ms. Levias)
Robert Guillaume (as Dr. Frank Napier)
Ethan Phillips (as Mr. Rosenberg)
Lynne Thigpen (as Leonna Barrett)
Michael Beach (as Mr. Darnell)
Tony Todd (as Mr. William Wright)
Karen Malina White (as Kaneesha Carter)
Alan North (as Mayor Don Bottman)
Robin Bartlett (as Mrs. Elliott)
Sandra Reaves-Phillips (as Mrs. Powers)
Sloane Shelton (as Mrs. Hamilton)
Jermaine 'Huggy' Hopkins (as Thomas Sams)
Karina Arroyave (as Maria)
Ivonne Coll (as Mrs. Santos)
Regina Taylor (as Mrs. Carter)
Michael P. Moran (as Mr. O'Malley)
John Ring (as Fire Chief Gaines)
Michael Imperioli (as George)
Jennifer McComb (as Ellen)
Delilah Cotto (as Chita)
Anthony Figueroa
Jim Moody



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